Posts Tagged ‘ Thomas E. Perez ’

Rise in Construction Employment Spells Rise in Fatalities

Sep 25th, 2015

Work hours were up in the United States in 2014. Unfortunately, so were work-related fatal injury numbers—particularly in the manufacturing and construction industries. According to recently released preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, the number of fatal injuries in the manufacturing and construction sectors were up nine […]

New OSHA Rule Presses Employers on Reporting Work-Related Injuries

Sep 18th, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has beefed up its requirements for employers reporting severe injuries. In updating its “Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements,” OSHA enacted a final rule that will require employers to report all work-related in-patient hospitalizations, as well as amputations and losses of an […]